Monthly Archives: June 2014

Dance of Death

I feel as if there is a terrible dance of death between the Second Amendment and the NRA (National Rifle Association). To clarify, the former is a constitutional amendment; the latter, a gun lobby. Although they each engage in a … Continue reading

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The Chicago River

The highlight of my recent trip to Chicago was the “Architectural River Cruise.” The docent was an absolute mine of information about the city and passed on this peculiar anecdote. “The Chicago River is a real oddity,” he said. “It … Continue reading

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Sparing The Rod

The old adage, “Spare the rod and spoil the child,” comes from a loose translation of Proverbs 13:24: “He who spareth the rod hateth his son.” Thus for my parents, corporal punishment was considered the scared duty of every God-Fearing … Continue reading

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